Kaycee M Sink
Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
- Pharmacological treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia: a review of the evidenceKaycee M Sink
Sticht Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
JAMA 293:596-608. 2005....
- Caregiver characteristics are associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementiaKaycee M Sink
Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 54:796-803. 2006..To determine whether caregiver characteristics are independently associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia (NPS) after accounting for patient characteristics...
- Dual use of bladder anticholinergics and cholinesterase inhibitors: long-term functional and cognitive outcomesKaycee M Sink
Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:847-53. 2008..To determine the cognitive and functional consequences of dual use of cholinesterase inhibitors (ChIs) and the bladder anticholinergics oxybutynin or tolterodine...
- Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and cognitive decline in older adults with hypertension: results from the Cardiovascular Health StudyKaycee M Sink
Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
Arch Intern Med 169:1195-202. 2009..Hypertension (HTN) is a risk factor for dementia, and animal studies suggest that centrally active angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors (those that cross the blood-brain barrier) may protect against dementia beyond HTN control...
- Designing clinical trials for assessing the effects of cognitive training and physical activity interventions on cognitive outcomes: the Seniors Health and Activity Research Program Pilot (SHARP-P) study, a randomized controlled trialClaudine Legault
Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Biostatistical Sciences Wachovia 21st floor, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
BMC Geriatr 11:27. 2011..Before definitive trials are mounted, important design questions on participation/adherence, training and interventions effects must be answered to more fully inform a full-scale trial...
- Relationship between 25-hydroxyvitamin D and cognitive function in older adults: the Health, Aging and Body Composition StudyValerie K Wilson
Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina
J Am Geriatr Soc 62:636-41. 2014..To examine the relationship between 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) levels and cognitive performance over time in older adults in the Health, Aging and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study...
- Cerebral structural changes in diabetic kidney disease: African American-Diabetes Heart Study MINDKaycee M Sink
Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
Diabetes Care 38:206-12. 2015..We examined the relationship between urine albumin:creatinine ratio (UACR), estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), and cerebral MRI volumes in 263 AAs with type 2 diabetes...
- Performance of a computer-based assessment of cognitive function measures in two cohorts of seniorsMark A Espeland
Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:1239-50. 2013..Computer-administered assessment of cognitive function is being increasingly incorporated in clinical trials; however, its performance in these settings has not been systematically evaluated...
- Subclinical Atherosclerosis Is Inversely Associated With Gray Matter Volume in African Americans With Type 2 DiabetesBarry I Freedman
Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Nephrology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Center for Diabetes Research and Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine Research, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
Diabetes Care 38:2158-65. 2015..We assessed associations among glycemic control, inflammation, and CP with cerebral structure on MRI and with cognitive performance in 268 high-risk African Americans with type 2 diabetes...
- Pulse wave velocity and cognitive decline in elders: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition studyAdina Zeki Al Hazzouri
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 185 Berry St, Lobby 5, Suite 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Stroke 44:388-93. 2013..Arterial stiffness is a measure of subclinical cardiovascular disease and increases with age. This study examines the association between arterial stiffness and cognitive decline in a cohort of older adults...
- Diuretic use is associated with better learning and memory in older adults in the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory StudySevil Yasar
Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Alzheimers Dement 8:188-95. 2012..To investigate the association between diuretics, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-I), angiotensin II receptor blockers (AT2RB), and cognitive function...
- The LIFE Cognition Study: design and baseline characteristicsKaycee M Sink
Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
Clin Interv Aging 9:1425-36. 2014..In addition to its importance in the area of prevention of cognitive decline, the LIFE Study will also likely serve as a model for exercise and other behavioral intervention trials in older adults...
- Utilizing a Meals on Wheels program to teach falls risk assessment to medical studentsJamehl L Demons
a Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
Gerontol Geriatr Educ 35:409-20. 2014..A single educational intervention in the MOW program effectively addressed geriatrics competencies with minimal faculty effort and could be adopted by many medical schools. ..
- The relationship between cognitive function and physical performance in older women: results from the women's health initiative memory studyHal H Atkinson
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Sticht Center on Aging, Roena Kulynych Center for Memory and Cognition Research, and Department of Internal Medicine Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:300-6. 2010..Cognitive function and physical performance are associated, but the common sequence of cognitive and physical decline remains unclear...
- Effect of a 24-Month Physical Activity Intervention vs Health Education on Cognitive Outcomes in Sedentary Older Adults: The LIFE Randomized TrialKaycee M Sink
Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina
JAMA 314:781-90. 2015..Epidemiological evidence suggests that physical activity benefits cognition, but results from randomized trials are limited and mixed...
- Cognitive factors associated with adherence to oral antiestrogen therapy: results from the cognition in the study of tamoxifen and raloxifene (Co-STAR) studyHeidi D Klepin
Section on Hematology and Oncology, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157
Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 7:161-8. 2014..08-1.51)]. Among nondemented older women, subtle differences in memory performance were associated with medication adherence. Differential performance across cognitive domains may help identify persons at greater risk for poor adherence...
- Driving with Mild Cognitive Impairment or Dementia: Cognitive Test Performance and Proxy Report of Daily Life Function in Older WomenLeslie Vaughan
Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina
J Am Geriatr Soc 63:1774-82. 2015..To investigate associations between proxy report of cognitive and functional limitations and cognitive performance and current or former driving status in older women with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and all-cause dementia...
- Effect of structured physical activity on prevention of serious fall injuries in adults aged 70-89: randomized clinical trial (LIFE Study)Thomas M Gill
Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, Adler Geriatric Center, 874 Howard Avenue, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
BMJ 352:i245. 2016..To test whether a long term, structured physical activity program compared with a health education program reduces the risk of serious fall injuries among sedentary older people with functional limitations...
- Kidney disease and cognitive function: African American-diabetes heart study MINDNicholette D Palmer
Department of Biochemistry, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, N C, USA
Am J Nephrol 40:200-7. 2014..Tests of cognitive performance, urine albumin:creatinine ratio (UACR), and CKD-EPI eGFR were performed in unrelated AAs with T2D to determine relationships...
- Teaching medical student geriatrics competencies in 1 week: an efficient model to teach and document selected competencies using clinical and community resourcesHal H Atkinson
Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1182-7. 2013..This article provides details of development, structure, evaluation, and lessons learned that will be useful for other institutions considering a brief, concentrated geriatrics experience in the third year of medical school...
- Telephone interview for cognitive status (TICS) screening for clinical trials of physical activity and cognitive training: the seniors health and activity research program pilot (SHARP-P) studyMark A Espeland
Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC, USA
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:135-43. 2011..To examine the performance of the Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status (TICS) for identifying participants appropriate for trials of physical activity and cognitive training interventions...
- Ethnic differences in the prevalence and pattern of dementia-related behaviorsKaycee M Sink
Division of Geriatrics, University of California at San Francisco, California 94121, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1277-83. 2004....